Brookwood librarian Jan Wilson named national ‘Hero’ of her profession

Brookwood High School media specialist Jan Wilson was named a national hero of her profession this week.

School Library Journal and Scholastic announced Wilson was one of its four hero librarians as part of its School Librarian of the Year announcement. Wilson was named the Hero of Collaboration and will receive $500 worth of materials that she will get to pick out, from Scholastic Library Publishing.

She was also recognized in the company’s print and online publications. In the article, she told Scholastic Library Journal that the credit for the success of programs she put in place at Brookwood do not just belong to her.